Anticonvulsant vs Acetazolamide - What's the difference?

anticonvulsant | acetazolamide | Hypernyms |

Anticonvulsant is a hypernym of acetazolamide.


As nouns the difference between anticonvulsant and acetazolamide

is that anticonvulsant is (pharmacology) an agent that prevents, stops, or lessens convulsions while acetazolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor used to treat glaucoma and other conditions.

As an adjective anticonvulsant

is (pharmacology) acting as an anticonvulsant.

anticonvulsant

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (pharmacology) An agent that prevents, stops, or lessens convulsions.
  • Hyponyms
    * See also

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (pharmacology) Acting as an anticonvulsant.
  • acetazolamide

    Noun

    (-)
  • A carbonic anhydrase inhibitor used to treat glaucoma and other conditions.
  • Synonyms

    * Acetazolam * Apo-Acetazolamide * Dazamide * Diamox * Storzolamide

    Hypernyms

    * antiglaucoma agents * anticonvulsants * diuretics

    References

    * Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses